NHTSA's Strickland Stepping Down As Administrator

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 6:14 PM EST) -- The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, David Strickland, is resigning from the position following a four-year tenure that included the proposal of several major rules and oversight of the massive Toyota Motor Corp. recall over acceleration issues.

NHTSA did not comment on the exact date Strickland will leave office. Deputy Administrator David Friedman will serve as acting administrator until a replacement is named. Friedman joined the agency in May from the Union of Concerned Scientists, where he helped manage the advocacy group's clean...
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